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UK offers support to Libyan PM

David Cameron has spoken to his Libyan counterpart Ali Zeidan following his release after being seized by gunmen today and promised the UK's support to help build a "stable, free, peaceful" Libya, the Prime Minister's spokesman has said.

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Hague calls for 'immediate release' of Libyan PM

Britain has called for the immediate release of the Libyan prime minister after he was seized by armed men.

Foreign Secretary William Hague tweeted:

A statement added:

"Our ambassador is in touch with other members of the interim government. It is vital that the process of political transition in Libya is maintained. The government and people of Libya have our full support at this concerning time."

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